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Health & Wellness Features

Puerto Rico finds unexpected source of growth in agriculture

GUANICA, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Ricans are buying rice produced on the island for the first time in nearly 30 years. They are also eating locally grown mushrooms, kale and even arugula, along with more traditional crops such as plantains and pineapples....

Baby born with DNA from 3 people, first from new technique

NEW YORK (AP) -- Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people - the mother, the father and an egg donor....

Moldova bans Ukraine meat over African swine fever fears

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Moldovan authorities are banning the import of live animals and meat from Ukraine due to fears of African swine fever....

Unhappy Target customers send strong message on pill bottles

Longtime customers of Target's pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow....

Feds charge seller of mislabeled Chinese 'Viagra substitute'

ATLANTA (AP) -- An Alabama man is accused of importing a Chinese drug sold as a Viagra substitute, then selling it to gas stations....

Norwegians now can change genders legally with a mouse click

HAUGESUND, Norway (AP) -- Ten-year-old Anna Thulin-Myge's passport shows what looks like an ordinary Norwegian girl wearing her long, blond hair fastened with a clip. It lists her first name as Anna, but under sex it says "M."...

Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) -- Tyson Foods Inc. says it's voluntarily recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that "hard, white plastic" was found in some nuggets....

Walking is medicine? It helped high-risk seniors stay mobile

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not too late to get moving: Simple physical activity - mostly walking - helped high-risk seniors stay mobile after disability-inducing ailments even if, at 70 and beyond, they'd long been couch potatoes....

Research finds talc doesn't cause cancer; juries disagree

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Two lawsuits ended in jury verdicts worth $127 million. Two others were tossed out by a judge who said there wasn't reliable evidence that the talc in Johnson & Johnson's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer. So who's right? And is baby powder safe?...

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